Funding Information: Current Funding Announcements: (updated 4/29/2015)
Funding Announcement from the Pennsylvania Children's Trust Fund
The purpose of the Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) grants, which operate under the administration of the CTF Board and the Department of Public Welfare (DPW), is to promote innovative and creative primary and secondary child abuse and neglect prevention programs in community-based settings in order to prevent the first occurrence of abuse and neglect of children in the Commonwealth. Any community-based organization located and operating in Pennsylvania that provides direct services and meets specific criteria in this Request for Applications (RFA) is eligible to apply for a CTF grant.
Applicants may apply for up to $50,000 each year for three years. A 25 percent local match is required in the first year, and a 50 percent local match is required in the second and third years each.
A pre-proposal webinar will be held on May 11, 2015 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am to provide an opportunity to ask any questions related to this RFA. It is the only opportunity for applicants to ask questions and discuss the specifics of this RFA and the application package. Attendance at the pre-proposal webinar is optional. The webinar will be coordinated by the Center for Schools and Communities and a registration link will be located on their website at www.center-school.org/ctf. The deadline for registration is May 7, 2015.
Deadline: June 6, 2015
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EPISCenter is funded by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) and the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to support high-quality implementation of evidence-based prevention & intervention programs. PCCD is a state-level planning & coordinating agency designed to prevent delinquency, substance use, and violence.
The EPISCenter is a project of the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State University. The PRC is actively engaged in conducting high-quality research in the prevention field and supporting the wide-spread dissemination of prevention programs.